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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Patenting In Technology Classes
Breakout By Geographic Origin (State and Country)

Count of 2010 - 2014 Utility Patent Grants,
As Distributed By Calendar Year of Grant
With Patent Counts Based on Primary Patent Classification

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of U.S. States and Countries
From Which 1 or More Utility Patents Originated During the Period
Having Primary Classification In

Class 381, Electrical Audio Signal Processing Systems and Devices

( technology class is determined by the primary classification assigned to a patent- see 'Explanation of Data' )
( patent origin is determined by the residence of the first-named inventor )

The following table displays U.S. states and countries and counts of utility patents originating from them; patents are distributed by year of patent grant.
(U.S. or Foreign) Code State-Territory or Country 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
(U.S.) CA CALIFORNIA 91 131 229 191 220 862
(U.S.) MA MASSACHUSETTS 14 43 74 53 43 227
(U.S.) MN MINNESOTA 10 16 35 39 57 157
(U.S.) FL FLORIDA 8 5 43 33 23 112
(U.S.) IL ILLINOIS 11 24 23 27 26 111
(U.S.) MI MICHIGAN 9 20 36 22 22 109
(U.S.) TX TEXAS 22 22 25 18 20 107
(U.S.) WA WASHINGTON 12 13 39 22 21 107
(U.S.) NY NEW YORK 10 6 21 20 26 83
(U.S.) CO COLORADO 4 20 15 18 14 71
(U.S.) NJ NEW JERSEY 5 10 27 11 10 63
(U.S.) PA PENNSYLVANIA 9 9 14 9 17 58
(U.S.) IN INDIANA 9 11 16 4 5 45
(U.S.) GA GEORGIA 7 7 9 12 6 41
(U.S.) AZ ARIZONA 2 5 7 7 15 36
(U.S.) TN TENNESSEE 3 4 11 8 7 33
(U.S.) NC NORTH CAROLINA 4 8 11 3 6 32
(U.S.) OR OREGON 2 4 10 6 8 30
(U.S.) UT UTAH 2 5 6 8 9 30
(U.S.) OH OHIO 3 5 9 4 6 27
(U.S.) MD MARYLAND 4 2 7 5 3 21
(U.S.) CT CONNECTICUT 6 1 7 5 1 20
(U.S.) VA VIRGINIA 6 1 9 1 2 19
(U.S.) MO MISSOURI 4 5 4 2 0 15
(U.S.) WI WISCONSIN 2 1 5 2 5 15
(U.S.) KY KENTUCKY 2 2 5 2 1 12
(U.S.) NH NEW HAMPSHIRE 1 1 2 5 2 11
(U.S.) NV NEVADA 0 3 4 2 2 11
(U.S.) IA IOWA 1 1 3 3 0 8
(U.S.) ME MAINE 1 2 0 0 5 8
(U.S.) OK OKLAHOMA 2 3 2 1 0 8
(U.S.) ID IDAHO 0 0 3 3 0 6
(U.S.) RI RHODE ISLAND 0 2 4 0 0 6
(U.S.) MS MISSISSIPPI 1 2 0 2 0 5
(U.S.) VT VERMONT 0 0 1 1 3 5
(U.S.) NM NEW MEXICO 2 1 0 0 1 4
(U.S.) SC SOUTH CAROLINA 0 1 2 0 1 4
(U.S.) KS KANSAS 0 0 1 1 1 3
(U.S.) AK ALASKA 0 0 0 1 1 2
(U.S.) AL ALABAMA 0 0 2 0 0 2
(U.S.) DC DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 0 0 1 0 1 2
(U.S.) LA LOUISIANA 1 1 0 0 0 2
(U.S.) NE NEBRASKA 1 0 0 0 1 2
(U.S.) DE DELAWARE 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) MT MONTANA 0 0 0 1 0 1
(U.S.) WY WYOMING 0 0 1 0 0 1
(U.S.)   -- Subtotal -- 271 397 723 553 591 2535
 
(Foreign) JPX JAPAN 166 262 447 297 276 1448
(Foreign) DEX GERMANY 50 54 202 105 109 520
(Foreign) TWX TAIWAN 28 79 145 97 77 426
(Foreign) KRX KOREA, SOUTH 32 40 114 103 89 378
(Foreign) DKX DENMARK 25 33 72 54 72 256
(Foreign) CNX CHINA, PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF 3 30 75 61 73 242
(Foreign) CHX SWITZERLAND 21 33 24 34 28 140
(Foreign) CAX CANADA 8 17 43 22 39 129
(Foreign) GBX UNITED KINGDOM 7 15 39 26 32 119
(Foreign) NLX NETHERLANDS 15 15 34 22 33 119
(Foreign) SEX SWEDEN 3 19 37 15 23 97
(Foreign) SGX SINGAPORE 5 8 33 19 11 76
(Foreign) FRX FRANCE 7 14 17 19 18 75
(Foreign) AUX AUSTRALIA 7 6 11 20 23 67
(Foreign) FIX FINLAND 5 11 17 10 11 54
(Foreign) ATX AUSTRIA 5 6 9 14 5 39
(Foreign) ILX ISRAEL 3 5 5 8 13 34
(Foreign) BEX BELGIUM 4 2 6 7 10 29
(Foreign) HKX CHINA, HONG KONG S.A.R. 1 2 2 8 6 19
(Foreign) ITX ITALY 4 0 2 7 6 19
(Foreign) INX INDIA 0 3 4 4 4 15
(Foreign) NOX NORWAY 1 1 5 3 3 13
(Foreign) ESX SPAIN 0 1 1 1 2 5
(Foreign) IEX IRELAND 0 2 0 1 1 4
(Foreign) MXX MEXICO 0 0 2 0 2 4
(Foreign) MYX MALAYSIA 0 0 0 2 2 4
(Foreign) RUX RUSSIAN FEDERATION 1 1 1 0 0 3
(Foreign) BGX BULGARIA 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) ISX ICELAND 0 0 0 0 2 2
(Foreign) BRX BRAZIL 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) CLX CHILE 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) IDX INDONESIA 1 0 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) KYX CAYMAN ISLANDS 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) LVX LATVIA 0 0 1 0 0 1
(Foreign) MTX MALTA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) NZX NEW ZEALAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) PLX POLAND 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) SAX SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) SKX SLOVAKIA 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign) THX THAILAND 0 1 0 0 0 1
(Foreign) TRX TURKEY 0 0 0 0 1 1
(Foreign)   -- Subtotal -- 402 660 1348 959 981 4350
 
(ALL) ALL All Regions, U.S. and Foreign 673 1057 2071 1512 1572 6885



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